Joe Lando

Birth Name: Joseph John Lando

Place of Birth: Prairie View, Illinois, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 9, 1961

*Italian (father)
*Polish (mother)

Joe Lando is an American actor.

Joe is the son of Virginia C. (Szymanski) and Antonio/Anthony Joseph (Joseph Antonio/Anthony) “Joe” Lando. He has a sister, Kathy. Joe is married to Kirsten Barlow, with whom he has four children.

Joe’s paternal grandfather was Samuel John “Sam” Lando. Samuel was from Rossana, Italy.

Joe’s paternal grandmother was Yoland/Yolanda Bergamin (the daughter of Eugenio Bergamin and Amelia Bortoloso/Bortolazzo). Yoland was born in Fort William, Ontario, Canada, of Italian descent.

Sources: Birth record of Joe’s father –

Joe’s father on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Joe’s father –

Birth record of Joe’s paternal grandmother, Yoland/Yolanda Bergamin –

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4 Responses

  1. andrew says:


    how do you know his Italian ancestors are Piedmontese? their surnames sounds rather Venetian

  2. andrew says:

    his mother’s side is usually described as Polish or Russian (perhaps Jewish?)

    At first I didn’t realize he is the guy who played Byron Sully

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